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U.S. Condemns ISIL Executions in Anbar Province

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-31

We are deeply concerned by reports of mass executions of Sunni tribesmen in Anbar province by ISIL and strongly condemn the brutal actions that ISIL continues to perpetrate against the... Read More

USOSCE Response to the Report by ODIHR on HDIM

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-10-30

Thank you, Director Link, for your report on the 2014 Human Dimension Implementation Meeting. The United States strongly supports ODIHR, which has earned its place as the key institution in... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-10-30

The United States congratulates Ukraine on its successful parliamentary elections on October 26. These elections demonstrate Ukraine’s commitment to an inclusive and transparent political process that strengthens national unity. Collectively,... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Russian NGOs

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-10-30

It is with deep concern that the United States must raise the actions taken by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Justice to dissolve the Russian Memorial Society, an independent human... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Purported “Draft Treaty” Initiated by the Russian Federation

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-10-30

The United States takes this opportunity to stress once more that the regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia are integral parts of Georgia. We reiterate our strong support for Georgia’s... Read More

Ambassador Baer on Ongoing Violations of OSCE Principles and Commitments by the Russian Federation and the Situation in Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Representative to the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Ambassador Daniel B. Baer

2014-10-30

The United States remains deeply concerned by the ongoing attacks by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, which have killed many hundreds and continue to wreak havoc on a population that... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Kazakhstan

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Delivered by Jacqueline Henderson. The United States welcomes the delegation from Kazakhstan. We... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Iran

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Thank you, Madame Vice President, The United States welcomes the delegation from Iran. ... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Angola

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-30

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. The United States welcomes the Angolan delegation. We commend Angola for its efforts... Read More

U.S. Deeply Concerned by Sentence of Ethiopian Journalist

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-30

The United States is deeply concerned by the October 27 sentencing of Ethiopian journalist Temesgen Desalegn to three years in prison for “provocation and dissemination of inaccurate information.” Freedom of... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for Fiji

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-29

As delivered by Tabitha SnowbargerThe United States welcomes the Fijian delegation We welcome the Government of Fiji’s significant planning efforts ahead of the September 2014 elections, and congratulate the people... Read More

UPR 20th Session – Intervention for San Marino

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Delegation to the Human Rights Council

2014-10-29

Delivered by Kim D’Auria-Vazira The United States warmly welcomes His Excellency Mr. Pasquale Valenti and the Sammarinese delegation to the UPR Working Group. We commend San Marino’s exemplary human rights... Read More

Joint Statement of the Third U.S. - Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue

Office of the Spokesperson

U.S. Department of State

2014-10-29

The governments of the United States and Bangladesh, led respectively by U.S. Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman and Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque, convened the third... Read More

UPR 20th Session - Intervention for The Gambia

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-10-28

The United States welcomes the Gambian delegation to the UPR Working Group. The United States is deeply dismayed by the human rights situation in The Gambia. Among other things, we... Read More

Spokesperson Psaki on Proposed Changes to Burkina Faso Term Limits

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Department Spokesperson, Jen Psaki

2014-10-28

The United States is concerned by the spirit and intent behind a draft National Assembly bill in Burkina Faso to amend the constitution to allow the term-limited incumbent president to... Read More

20th UPR Session - Intervention for Bolivia

UN UPR 19th Session - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Representative to the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Keith Harper

2014-10-28

Learn more about the Universal Periodic Review, and see other interventions on the UPR 20th Session page. Thank you, Mr. Vice President. The United States welcomes the delegation from Bolivia... Read More

Explanation of Vote on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Senior Area Advisor, Ambassador Ronald D. Godard

2014-10-28

Explanation of Vote by Ambassador Ronald D. Godard, U.S. Senior Area Advisor for Western Hemisphere Affairs, on the Cuba Resolution in the General Assembly Hall Mr. President, as do all... Read More

Ambassador King at an Interactive Dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Ambassador Robert R. King

2014-10-28

As prepared. Thank you Mr. President. The United States commends the Special Rapporteur and notes his report to the General Assembly focused on implementation of the report and recommendations of... Read More

U.S. Remarks at the Security Council Open Briefing on Women, Peace and Security

U.S. Mission to the United Nations - New York, N.Y.

Special Advisor, Ambassador A. Elizabeth Jones

2014-10-28

Thank you, Madame President. And I thank Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for this important meeting. I would also like to thank Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Mr. Edmund Mulet, Dr. Chaloka Beyani, and... Read More

Ambassador Pyatt's Remarks at the SP Advisors' Investment Conference 2014 "A Fresh Look at Ukraine”

U.S. Mission to the OSCE - Vienna, Austria

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Geoffrey Pyatt

2014-10-28

It’s a pleasure to be here, especially an honor to be with Minister Shlapak.  Let me start I think, by maybe picking up where Minister Shlapak left off, which is the importance of what happened... Read More



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